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Jun 21

A June Wedding

June is traditionally a popular month for weddings and my aunt and uncle, Esther and Al Krueckeberg, celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary a couple weeks ago. They married in June of 1951.

Jun 07

A Letter Concerning a Gravestone

I recently came across this old letter, written to my great-grandfather Ludwig “Louis” J. Schumm (1851-1938). The letter was written on 26 August 1909 and is from C. F. Germann, Wren, Ohio.

Mar 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm C. & Ferdinand Bienz

This is the tombstone bearing the names of two brothers, Wilhelm C. and Ludwig Eberhard Ferdinand Bienz, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. Wilhelm C. Bienz is inscribed on the east side and his brother Ludwig Eberhard “Ferdinand” Bienz’s name is inscribed on the west side of the monument.

Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Jacob Schumm, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Jacob Schumm, Sohn von, Fredrich n. Magdalena

Feb 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Ernest G. Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Ernest George Dietrich, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: WE SHALL MEET AGAIN Ernest G. Dietrich Gest den 20 Juli 1905 Alter 41 J, 11 T Ernest G. Dietrich, died 20 July 1905, aged 41 years, 11 days. Christened …

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